Category: Participant stories

“Houston to Copenhagen? It’s completely worth it”

Sofia Drakou - The Blue MBA

A shipping exec based in Texas, USA, Sofia Drakou has chosen to study for her Blue MBA at CBS – a distance of over 7,000kms. The course requires her to make the round trip to Europe every 10 weeks, but after just a couple of months Sofia believes that the commitment is already well worth… Read more »

“The MBA has definitely been an inflection point in terms of accelerating my career into positions of higher responsibility.”

Matthew Nichols, Full-Time MBA (Class of 2020), is the Head of International Delivery at cBrain – a software company that works with governments around the world to build digital solutions to detect financial crime, mitigate climate change, and combat illegal wildlife trafficking. Why did you choose Copenhagen Business School for your MBA?  Location was the… Read more »

“The industry’s changing at an incredible pace”

Blue MBA graduate Thomas Damsgaard

We caught up once again with experienced maritime executive and MBA Blue alumnus, Thomas Damsgaard, to find out just how much the sector has evolved in recent months – and how his Blue MBA equips him to adapt to such a rapidly shifting marketplace.   “Shipping used to be seen as a cyclical industry, with bursts and microbursts of opportunity that you… Read more »

“Studying sustainability will help me change the world”

“Studying sustainability will help me change the world”   William Eduard, Global Head of Research at J. Lauritzen A/S, reflects on his first few months in his Executive MBA and why, thanks to the focus on sustainability and the multicultural diversity of his cohort, he already feels it fits like a glove. Investment banking was… Read more »